e-Bulletin for 07/14/2016



In this issue

  • Smart Growth Stragtegy Case Studies
  • Open Tree Map and Urban Health
  • Floating Greenhouse
  • Climate Change and Mortality
  • “Yes in my backyard” Movement
  • And more!

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e-Bulletin for 06/30/2016



In this issue

  • U.S.’s First Public Solar Road
  • Audubon Green Community Award winner case study
  • Walkable Urbanism
  • Multi-family housing in single-family neighborhoods
  • And more!

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Sustainability Champions Program Accepting Nominations / Applications


Photo: Scott Turner and Anne Miller accepting the Divisions Council Achievement Award for Best Practice on behalf of the Sustainability Champions Program.


Nominate / Apply by September 15, 2016

The Sustainability Champions Program is now accepting nominations and applications! Read more about the Program background and the nomination / application process.

e-Bulletin for 06/16/2016



In this issue

  • Little Free Library
  • City Affordable Home Bond
  • Park System Planning and Report Card
  • Narrower streets for Street Calming
  • And more!

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e-Bulletin for 06/02/2016



In this issue

  • Guiding principles for sustainable federal buildings
  • Developing a Sustainability Plan with limited resources
  • 2016 Sustainability Awards winning case
  • Highway design criteria and walkability
  • And more!

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Call for Secretary-Treasurer Candidates

The APA Sustainable Communities Division will elect a new Secretary-Treasurer in August. This is an exciting opportunity for you to consider stepping forward to serve and help lead one of APA’s newest and most vibrant Divisions. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, June 3rd, 2016. On top of lending your skills to the responsibilities listed below, serving in this position allows you to grow your professional network, gives you the capability to directly influence the Division’s activities, and have the opportunity to meet and interact with leaders in the sustainability planning field.

For more detail, please visit the information page.

More information on APA Division elections here.

e-Bulletin for 05/05/2016







In this issue

  • Digit Coast Act and Program
  • 2016 SCD Award for Excellence in Sustainability highlights
  • US Department of Transportation’s “Ladders of Opportunity”
  • Thinking broadly about the resource cost of living
  • And more!

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